When the going gets weird: the twisted life and times of Hunter S. Thompson :a very unauthorized biography

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Hyperion, Apr 1, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 335 pages
Former Rolling Stone journalist and bestselling author of Generation of Swine, Hunter S. Thompson has become New Journalism's most infamous outlaw. Whitmer presents a fascinating look at the wild life of the havoc-wreaking genius who has based his life on the motto, "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro". Photographs.

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WHEN THE GOING GETS WEIRD: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson

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The third in a recent spate of unauthorized biographies of outlaw journalist Hunter Thompson, this is hands-down the best— most balanced in its assessment of both the writer and his era, and better ... Read full review

When the Going Gets Weird: The Twisted Life and Times of Hunter S. Thompson : A Very Unauthorized Biography

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Because the 1960s lifestyle has become an item of fascination for many Americans, it seems fitting that Hunter S. Thompson, one of its symbols, has become the subject of several new biographies (E ... Read full review


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